Ohio voters could see an Ohio constitutional amendment on the November ballot that would legalize medical marijuana and create 1,000,000 new jobs statewide, said Ohio Rights Group President John Pardee.
Critics say that drug tests of middle school students, implemented in at least 9 states, violate the civil liberties of young people.
Proponents of legalizing medical marijuana in Massachusetts have a huge money advantage over opponents of the 2012 ballot question, almost entirely due to the contributions of one deep-pocketed out-of-state advocate.
Toking-up on medical marijuana may be legal in seven states after the November election. As of June 1, Ohio, Illinois, New York, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and New Hampshire included medical marijuana decriminalization amendments on the fall ballot or before the state assembly, according to the Pro-Con website.
Backers of a second medical-marijuana amendment will file language with Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today, hoping to get their issue on the November statewide ballot.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol reports finding found 4.5 pounds of marijuana-laced treats during a traffic crash investigation on Western Reserve Road, east of Market Street in Boardman Township in Mahoning County, on August 25.
A drive to make Ohio the 18th state to legalize medical marijuana hit a speed bump as organizers were told they didn't file 1,000 valid signatures.
2,143 Sign Petition For Medical Marijuana Legalization
Two different groups are moving ahead with plans to put medical-marijuana issues to a statewide vote in Ohio next year.